As you walk the spiral walkway toward the dome above, you will view works from artists of the 19th and 20th century including: Brancusi, Braque, Calder, Chagall, Robert Delaunay, Giacometti, Kandinsky, Klee, Leger, Miro, Picasso, and Van Gogh.
Places of Museums in the city of New York
The planetarium offers a wealth of information on the stars. Besides the wonderful exhibits to see and touch - a huge meteor, scales that tell you what your weight would be on other planets, and much, much more.
The Hispanic Society of America is a museum of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American art and artifacts, as well as a rare books and manuscripts research library. Founded in 1904 by Archer M. Huntington, the institution is free and open to the public.
The Jewish Museum presents 4000 years of history. Renovated and expanded facilities. Devoted to Jewish art and culture, ancient and modern. Two gift shops, cafe. Closed, Sat., Jewish holidays. Guided tours, Continental Breakfast and Afternoon Sweets packages available.
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives is dedicated to serving students, scholars, journalists, policy makers, researchers and exhibit planners exploring the rich and diverse history of New York City.
The mission of the museum is to promote tolerance and historical perspective through the presentation and interpretation of the variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a gateway to America.
All tours begin in the Visitor Center, which features a number of nostalgic, historical, and educational exhibits as well as media presentations that vividly illustrate the history of the Tenement and the Lower East side.
In a city with millions of things to see and do, there is only one place where everyday over 200 world-famous celebrities line up to provide you with the experience of a lifetime: become a star at Madame Tussauds New York, 85,000 square feet of interactive entertainment located in the heart of Times Square.
These are only a few of the many experiences you will share with the most famous and, yes, notorious personalities of all time -- legends from the worlds of music, the movies, TV, sports, politics and history.
Open 365 days a year from 10 am. Madame Tussaud's New York may close early on occasion or may have extended hours during peak seasons.
The Merchant's Museum is New York City's only family home preserved intact from the 19th century. A National Historic and New York City landmark, the house was built in 1832 and was home to a prosperous merchant family for 100 years.
Thursday to Monday, 12PM - 5PM
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
There are several large museums in New York but the Metropolitan Museum of Art is truly gigantic.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection and special exhibits offer something for everyone -- from Ancient Egyptian Vases and Roman Statues to Tiffany Stained Glass and Rembrandt Paintings there is something for nearly everyone.